FA Level 3
in Advanced Principles of Talent Identification
what are the learning outcomes?
After completing this course you will have a much better understanding of what makes an effective scout working in the professional game and how to make evidence informed decisions relating to the recruitment of players within professional football.
During the programme you will work to achieve four objectives
- Examine and evaluate your current decision making process
- Review your reporting process to establish best practice guidelines and consistency
- Understand how the FA 4 Corner Development Model can influence decision making
- Explore practical scouting strategies that inform talent identification practices
Who’s it for?This course is ideal if you're working in a full-time scout or talent identification role with responsibility for driving standards within a department.
Every applicant looking to start this course must already be in an appropriate job role and should ideally have already completed:
What you’ll be able to do with this qualificationThe FA Level 3 in Advanced Principles of Talent Identification is a great way to increase your employability as a scout and help build a career in talent identification. By completing this course you will be in a much stronger position to pursue full time employment within a professional clubs talent ID and recruitment department
For those who want to continue their learning in this field, the next step is the FA Level 4 in Talent Management, Strategy and Leadership in Football.
This is a course specifically designed to support heads of recruitment and senior scouting staff who have management responsibilities in talent identification teams within the professional game.
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